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1. axon.
2. central nervous system. adj., adj neurax´ial.
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The axial, unpaired part of the central nervous system: spinal cord, rhombencephalon, mesencephalon, and diencephalon, in contrast to the paired cerebral hemisphere, or telencephalon.
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The axial, unpaired part of the central nervous system: spinal cord, rhombencephalon, mesencephalon, and diencephalon, in contrast to the paired cerebral hemispheres, or telencephalon.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about neuraxis

Q. Fibromyalgia deeply affect the CNS? Do fibromyalgia deeply affect the CNS (central nervous system)?

A. Fibromyalgia is somewhat related to central nervous system. Fibromyalgia can ultimately disrupt the flow of neurotransmitters between the body and the brain. As a result, fibromyalgia can cause the patient to feel continuous pain, and create chronic muscle spasms. In addition, fibromyalgia patients are often subject to abnormally light a sleeping pattern which prevents the normal production of serotonin and growth hormone normally produced during stage 4 (deep) sleep. This inhibits the body’s ability to heal itself, and may contribute to the overwhelming fatigue and depression experienced by those with FMS.

Q. Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Among men and women who is more prone to the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

A. here is a quote from the National Fibromyalgia Association site:

"Little research has been conducted that measures the prevalence of fibromyalgia, and estimates vary widely as to the proportion of male versus female patients. A 1999 epidemiology study conducted in London found a female to male ratio of roughly three to one. However, a 2001 review of the research literature in Current Rheumatology Reports stated the ratio was nine to one."

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The patient was educated on the risks and benefits of neuraxial anesthesia based on the available literature, including the remote possibility of exacerbation of neurological symptoms.
With increasing evidence that neuraxial blocks such as epidural or paravertebral anesthesia may influence the degree of dissemination of metastatic disease [3, 6, 7, 12, 16, 17] anesthesiologists should no longer consider these techniques as rare methods performed in highly specialized centers.
The provision of neuraxial analgesia at patient request, even very early in labor, should be standard of care at this time, unless there exists a medical contraindication.
Ultrasound can aid in neuraxial blocks in two ways: (1) ultrasound-assisted neuraxial technique and (2) real-time ultrasound-guided neuraxial technique.
Ultrasound guided neuraxial and peripheral nerve block placement offers a promising new field which will increase the efficacy of the block and reduce chances of complications and failures.6,7 Ultrasound guidance has demonstrated to improve block characteristics in children, including shorter block time, higher success rates, shorter onset time, less dosage of local anaesthetics used and greater visibility of structures.
Complications resulting from neuraxial block (spinal and epidural anesthesia) are unusual.
Does early administration of neuraxial analgesia in labor increase the risk of cesarean delivery?
-- Women who have low-dose mobile epidurals may itch a bit more, but they're also more likely to have spontaneous vaginal deliveries than are women who have traditional, high-dose neuraxial analgesia, Dr.
[3] Regional anaesthesia employing central neuraxial blockade through lumbar subarachnoid block by injecting preservative free Bupivacaine heavy 0.5% is the most popular anaesthesia technique.